2012's Top International Film Festivals

25/01/2012 16:29 GMT | Updated 24/03/2012 09:12 GMT

It's a fabulous time to be a film fan, as the awards season gets going full swing, with the Golden Globes last week and the BAFTAs and the Oscars to come. As excited as we are here at Black Tomato about the up and coming award ceremonies, it's the commencement of a year of film festivals that's got us all sparkly eyed and bushy tailed. And the beautiful thing is that there are festivals taking place all over the world all year round, so you can go crazy-film-fan mad and and go to them all. We've selected our top 5 to tickle your film and travel tastebuds.